White House Orders Justice Department To Look For Other Places To Hold 9/11 Terror Trial


9-11-suspectsWhite House officials have told the Justice Department to consider other venues for the 9/11 terror trial that was to be held in lower Manhattan, the Daily News has learned.┬áThe decision came after Mayor Bloomberg and other politicians across the state railed against President Obama’s plan to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Manhattan Federal Court.

Attorney General Eric Holder now has to think of other places where the trial could take place, officials said.

It was not immediately clear if the reassessment means the trial will definitely be moved out of the city.

{NY Daily News/Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Here in Britain, a high security risk trial such as this would be conducted in a high security prison, such as Belmarsh, in south-east London.

    Alternatively, we keep the accused “banged up” in the (high security) jail and let them follow the proceedings being held in a regular court room by video link.

    Has anyone in America ever thought of that?

    A gut shabbes to all!